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Stradbroke man Shane Phillips charged with burglary after seven lawnmowers stolen from church outbuilding




A Stradbroke man has been charged with stealing seven lawnmowers from a church outbuilding.

The lawnmowers were taken from St John the Baptist Church in Farnham Road, Snape, at some point between 4.40pm on Wednesday, August 19 and 7.30am on Thursday, August 20.

Entry was gained to the outbuilding by cutting locks and chains.

A Stradbroke man has been charged with stealing seven lawnmowers from a church outbuilding.
A Stradbroke man has been charged with stealing seven lawnmowers from a church outbuilding.

Shane Phillips, 25, of New Street, was arrested in connection with the incident on Friday, August 21 and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

All seven petrol lawnmowers were also recovered.

Phillips was subsequently charged with burglary and breaching a bail condition.

He appeared before Norwich Magistrates' Court on Saturday and is due to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court on October 21.

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